Morymids and Africans - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 09-21-2009, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
fishfreak2009's Avatar
 
Morymids and Africans

Anyone here keep morymids with African cichlids? I have a 75 gallon with 6 giant danio (1 albino), 1 giant feather fin synodontis, 2 red zebras, a green severum, and a regular convict cichlid. I am also planning on adding about 15 more assorted African cichlids. Will one morymid work?
fishfreak2009 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 09-24-2009, 02:13 AM
Member
 
MoneyMitch's Avatar
 
i would be carefull with the africans, and just so you know the "assorted africans" are actually all different species and most chains will cram all kinds of africans from diffrent lakes into the same tank. the africans i have are even EXTREMELY aggressive with eachother i couldnt imagine what they would do to anything that wasnt a african. if you wanna see what im talking about click my aquarium tab to see what i got. Money
MoneyMitch is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 09-24-2009, 02:44 AM
Member
 
1077's Avatar
 
Are many types of Morymids. Some would not do well with hard water that African Cichlids require.
Your Severum is not an African Cichlid but rather a South American Cichlid and given it's rather peaceful nature and differing needs in regards to water hardness, doesn't belong in a tank with Africans in my opinion. Instead of buying more fish, I would suggest purchasing a book on cichlids so that you have a better idea of what fish will or will not work with each other.

The most important medication in your fish medicine cabinet is.. Clean water.
1077 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Red Africans? MoneyMitch Cichlids 6 10-02-2009 10:38 AM
what are my africans doing???? MoneyMitch Cichlids 4 09-14-2009 11:36 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome